WORKSPACE BLOG

2nd February 2016
Mancunian devolution affect the regional office market

How will Mancunian devolution affect the regional office market?

In 2014, the government and the leaders of Greater Manchester’s 10 councils agreed to a devolution deal, which determined that budget decisions worth at least £2 billion would be made by local leaders rather than those in Westminster. Shortly afterwards, the £6 […]
2nd February 2016
Workspace Design and Build

Workspace appoints Peter Graves as director in Manchester

Workspace Design and Build Ltd has appointed Peter Graves as contracts director in Manchester. The 27-year-old will oversee contracts across a number of clients, as the firm continues its growth and increases its hold on the fit out market. Peter, from Salford, […]
26th January 2016
Open plan versus closed-space offices

Open plan versus closed-space offices – the pros and cons

Open-plan offices have firmly established themselves as an enduring design and layout, but many businesses are converting to closed-space offices or combining the best of both worlds. Each particular layout has its own benefits and drawbacks, and some layouts and combinations work […]
19th January 2016
Gender and heating in the workplace

Gender and heating in the workplace – what does the science say?

Have you ever noticed that men and women rarely agree about what temperature the office should be? Perhaps there’s some innate difference between the way men and women regulate their temperature, which presents itself in strange and often contrary ways? Considering these […]
12th January 2016
7 issues that will affect the office market in 2016

7 issues that will affect the office market in 2016

As we enter 2016, it’s only natural to look towards the future to consider what issues are set to impact the office market in the coming 12 months. Although the commercial property sector appears to be stabilising recently following years of wild […]
11th January 2016

Workspace almost doubles its headcount

Workspace Design & Build has almost doubled its headcount as it continues with its growth plans. The fit-out contractor, which runs operations from just underneath Manchester’s highest roof garden in Manchester One, has appointed six staff members in as many weeks. John […]